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I ran my first 50-mile ultra virtually in lockdown

Running long-distance outside of a formal race environment is hard. Pushing past marathon distance solo takes a strong mental focus and some serious planning. However,...

A marathon challenge during the coronavirus crisis

There’s nothing like setting yourself a personal challenge to stay motivated. Which is just what runner Neil McCall did. In November this year, Neil...

From painful severe scoliosis to taking on a marathon in 2020

Louise Laurie had scoliosis surgery in 2010. She is now in training to run the Manchester Marathon 2020. She writes a blog about her...

The passion of Andalusia

Sarah Whittington, one half of the husband-and-wife team behind Ultra Trail Spain, shares her fond experiences of the Andalusian running scene and the fiercely...

Could you join the 100 Marathon Club?

Running one marathon is enough of an achievement for many people, but for a select bunch it’s not quite enough. Meet the runners who...

Introducing Hash Running

Fancy giving Hash a go? No, not that kind of ‘hash’. We’re talking the running variety, where runners come together to follow a trail...

My London Marathon experience

Many of us dream of running the Virgin Money London Marathon. It’s an iconic race that attracts runners of all abilities and every walk...

My first marathon: Kate Neale

Kate Neale, 55, took up running eight years ago. Since then she has taken part in a number of half-marathons, countless 10K and 5K...

The appeal of lapped races

A lapped race is one that consists of multiple laps of a short-ish course, rather than the course being one big loop, a point-to-point,...
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